Kim Jong-Nam Allegedly Murdered With VX Weapon of Mass Destruction

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Malaysian government authorities claim preliminary autopsy results show that Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un was killed with the nerve agent VX. However, the case is riddled with inconsistencies. The Malaysian government positioned itself as if the North Korean government More...

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President Jacob Zuma and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Gordhan is standing firm against any political pressure. Flickr/GovernmentZA
By nsnbc On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Why Gordhan’s silence on South Africa’s nuclear option is a good sign

Hartmut Winkler (TC) : South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech. The word “energy” came up only once compared with 2016, when More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, February 13th, 2017

North Korean Missile Launch Prompts Criticism – Especially from Powers Armed to the Teeth with Nukes

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The UN Security Council is set to hold an emergency session on Monday following the test launch of a strategic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) a.k.a. More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

UK Invites Netanyahu to Balfour Centennial Celebrations: Palestinian Presidency Protests

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeinah, on Tuesday, deplored Britain’s invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to attend the celebration of the centennial More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Zuckerberg’s holiday home stirs up dark history of West Coast capitalism in Hawaii

Henry Knight Lozano (TC) : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s purchase of a US$100m, 700-acre piece of land in Kauai, Hawaii, sparked controversy after he filed lawsuits against hundreds of Hawaiians who hold long-standing More...

Trump: ‘I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.’ Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Will Donald Trump bring back torture? Foreign leaders might need to step up to stop him

Vincent Charles Keating (TC) : The swearing in of Donald Trump on January 20 has ushered in a new era for the United States. On his fifth day in office, the president is reported to be considering reopening the More...

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By Ellen H. Brown On Friday, January 27th, 2017

How to Cut Infrastructure Costs in Half

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Americans could save $1 trillion over 10 years by financing infrastructure through publicly-owned banks like the one that has long been operating in North Dakota. President Donald Trump More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Five reasons why the North Dakota pipeline fight will continue in 2017

Kyle Powys Whyte (TC) : In December 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) denied an easement that would have permitted the company Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to complete one of the final segments of the 1,100-mile More...

Fetullah Gülen, Türkish cleric in self-imposed exile in the USA with long-standing links to the CIA, and allegedly involved in the failed military coup in Turkey on July 15, 2016.
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Assassination of Russian Ambassador in Turkey: The Claim Game and the Blame Game

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Jaish Al-Fatah allegedly claimed responsibility for the assassination of Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov by an off duty police officer two days ago. Turkey, on the other hand, blamed More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Can legal activist Scott Pruitt undo clean air and water protections as head of EPA?

Robert Percival (TC) : Donald Trump’s election has jolted environmentalists and voters who care about conservation. Trump has called for abolishing or greatly shrinking the Environmental Protection Agency; declared More...